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Thursday, March 28, 2024

The Virginia Daily Education News is a daily update (Monday through Friday) of education news throughout Virginia. Links are created to various media outlets throughout the state.


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Fort Defiance agriculture students drive their tractors to school

Many students from Fort Defiance High School and Stewart Middle School drove their tractors to school and held a parade for all the students at these schools.

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Louisa County teacher runs 40 miles to raise scholarship money

A Louisa County teacher who runs for a good cause finished up a long run to Albemarle County.

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LCPS chief academic officer receives leadership award

Ashley F. Ellis, the chief academic officer for Loudoun County Public Schools, received a state leadership award, according to a March 18 news release.

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Henrico School Board to provide update on success of 2024 legislative priorities

The Henrico School Board will review the outcomes of its legislative agenda for the 2024 Virginia General Assembly session during a 4:30 p.m. meeting Thursday, March 28. Board members approved their priorities this past October for the state legislative session, which began on Jan. 10 and concluded (at least tentatively) March 9.

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NORTHAMPTON: Superintendent supports $1M more in local funds

Northampton County supervisors should supply at least $1 million more toward the cost of public education in the next fiscal year to comply with a state funding formula, according to the school superintendent.

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Nelson Middle student wins first place in the state art contest

8th grader Nelson Middle School Student, Lailee Pollard won first place in the Central Region Virginia School Board Association Art Contest

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Augusta Health tennis pros coach Wenonah Elementary students on the court

A unique partnership between Wenonah Elementary Schools and Augusta Health continued with a week-long camp of age-appropriate professional tennis instruction for 4th and 5th graders.

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Shenandoah County Public Schools partners with iteach program to combat teacher vacancies

Shenandoah County Public Schools is one of 52 school divisions to become a part of Virginia's expanded partnership with iteach Virginia.

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Williamsburg city leaders ask for input on potential independent school division

The City of Williamsburg operates a joint system with James City County but city leaders are mulling over the possibility of forming its own division.

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Manassas School Board approves $153M fiscal 2025 budget

The Manassas City School Board has approved the school system's fiscal 2025 budget and five-year fiscal forecast, passing the nearly $153 million spending plan on to the City Council for approval.

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